God didn’t say that

Joel Hoffman, a sometime commenter here on BBB, has a new blog titled God Didn’t Say That: Bible Translations and Mistranslations. It is becoming one of my favorite blogs that deal with Bible translation issues. Joel has his Ph.D in linguistics, and linguists really do have important things to say about how to translate. Joel grew up in a rabbinical family where the biblical languages were honored and his careful posts demonstrate that commitment to academic excellence. I recommend that you add Joel’s blog to your blogroll as I have to the BBB blogroll.

3 thoughts on “God didn’t say that

  1. Gary Zimmerli says:

    Thanks for the heads-up, Wayne! I have added it to my blogroll. It looks like a great new blog!

  2. Dru says:

    Thanks for that Wayne. I was particularly interested in what he says about the idiom and sound qualities in the Hebrew that translations miss.

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